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Who is Enas Taleb? Iraqi actress set to sue The Economist for using her picture in article on obesity


Here we are talking about Enas Taleb, she is a well-known Iraqi actress Enas Taleb. Iraqi star Enas Taleb is set to Sue British news magazine The Economist over using her image in one of the articles. They posted an article about the obesity of Arab women on 28 July. The article embellished on how the ladies in query find it challenging to lose weight as they are constantly contained to their homes, and also due to an overarching impact of deprivation. The tilted of the article Why Women are fatter than a man in the Arab world used Taleb’s images from the International Festival, which has been taken in 2021. Later Taleb told New/Lines Magazine’s Rasha Al Aqeedi. Here we have more information about the news and we will share it with you in this article.

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As per the BBC, Enas Taleb said that The Economist used her image without any context. Further, she declared that the publication did not seek her permission to use the image, thereby violating her privacy. As per the 42-year-old actress, the picture was also photoshopped. However, it is obscure why the actress declared the photo was digitally altered. You are on the right page for getting the right information about the news, so please read the complete article.

Enas Taleb may not have a lot of grounds to sue The Economist as the image was sourced from the royalty-free agency, Getty pictures. Also, as per the basics of the Copyright Rules about photographs, the individual who clicked the photo holds the image’s copyright. In this case, the picture of Taled has been clicked by Karar Essa who would thus the own copyright. But the recognition tag in Getty Images also showcased the Turkish News Agency, Anadolu, who may be the copyright holder of the photograph. Scroll down the page for more information about the news.

According to the BBC, Enas Taleb will allegedly demand “compensation for the emotional, mental and social harm this incident has caused” her. While she may not hold lots of ground to get compensated for using the picture, Taleb may choose to file a libel lawsuit, which she could succeed if the actress can verify that the image defamed her. Iraq resident, Basra began her career at 16 with a 1996 Iraqi show titled, The Shadow Men, where she recreated Flora in 13 episodes. From 2000 to 2004, the actress seemed in Manawi Al Basha, where she played Suad in 42 episodes. Stay tuned for more updates.


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